Al Proctor

Sports Medicine
Inducted: 2011
  • Called the “Father of Sports Medicine” within the high school ranks of North Carolina
  • Hosted the first athletic training clinic in the state in 1962, and over a 34-year span, taught more than 5,000 students his taping and treatment techniques
  • Director of athletics, sports medicine, and healthful living with the Department of Public Instruction
  • Supervised the development of sports medicine programs in the state’s high schools and created an adult-teacher certification program